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Unread 12-19-2010, 08:16 PM   #91
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I take it your strap didn't fall off after I drilled those broken yoke strap bolts and retapped it.
Now you need to get your butt over here tomorrow and help me caught up on this TJ 8.8s I have to build. I got a order for another one after you left today. LOL

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Unread 12-19-2010, 09:00 PM   #92
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B-e-a-utiful!! nice work man
Thank ya sir, it's turning out well so far

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I take it your strap didn't fall off after I drilled those broken yoke strap bolts and retapped it.
Now you need to get your butt over here tomorrow and help me caught up on this TJ 8.8s I have to build. I got a order for another one after you left today. LOL
Haha, if you need a hand give me a yell, I got nothing else to do. Unfortunately the pinion yoke worked out well until I hit a bump. The slight vibe that the anti-rock absorbed caused it to get angry and eat a baby chihuahua. As a result my Jeep exploded and I find I'm now stuck in a place where everyone is wearing panchos and asking me if I'm hungry. Damn Anti-Rock
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Unread 12-21-2010, 02:12 AM   #93
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Funny how things change, was just looking through my build thread and realized how the initial plan didn't quite stick haha. Time to update it I reckon.

Done
Stage 1
Hard Top – 500.00
Smittybilt Rear Full Corners – 224.99
3” Flare – 119.99
Smittybilt XRC Stinger Bumper – 199.99
Smittybilt XRC Rock Slider w/Tube Step – 219.99
Savvy Rear Rock Crawler Bumper – 275.00
Shackles x 4 – 39.99
Grab Handles x 2 – 31.98
Infinity 4x6 Speakers – 79.99
Polk DB 5 Ό” Speakers – 89.99
Rockford Fosgate 10" in Ported Rockford Box – Free
Power Acoustik 4ch 600w Amp – 25.00
Hella 500FF Driving Lamps – Free
Optima Red Top – 60.00
Metalcloak Arch Fenders – 760.00
Currie 4" Lift W/Anti-Rock – 1585.00
Tom Woods Shaft – 200.00
AA SYE – 285.00
Currie Rear Tracbar Bracket kit – 85.00
Rancho RS9000XL Shocks F&R – 340.00
Crown Stainless Brake Lines – 95.00
Rough Country 1 1/2" Wheel Spacers – 120.00
HP30 - Free (freebies like this are nothing short of win
To Be Done
4.88 Regear – 690.00 (paid for, waiting on 35s to install them)
Savvy Gas Tank Skid – 339.99
Goodyear Wrangler MT/R or BFG KM2s 35x12.5 – 849.99 (roughly)
Smittybilt XRC10 Comp. Winch – 549.99
PSC Full Cage – 1000.00
PUREJEEP Steering Box Skid – 49.99
Riddler D30/D44 Covers – 99.99/109.99 x 2
OX D30 Locker – 839.99
UCF Aluminum TT – 349.99
Chromoly Axle Shafts – 500-700 per axle.

5826.92 into the build (roughly) counting cost of the regear (including the gears and master installs sitting in the garage.)

4189.92 to go, roughly, to get her where I feel it's safe to say she's rock ready. That doesn't however include the beefier shafts, which will become a necessity. So safe to say I'm more than half way through the build cost. Have about another 5400-5500 to go lol

Bright side is it's like a band-aid, only hurts for a second

Also no longer building in stages per se` as I'd really like to aim to having what's left on the list done before EJS
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Unread 12-21-2010, 10:23 AM   #94
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bigger tires will absolutely make this thing look beast. christmas is right around the corner
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Unread 12-22-2010, 09:48 AM   #95
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haha, unfortunately the people I know that get me Christmas gifts don't have the money to spring for 35s. Looks like I'll be shelling out of pocket for those too. Ah well, it's a Jeep thing
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

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Unread 12-22-2010, 10:44 PM   #96
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Forgot to say, I got a free HP30 yesterday. Mostly stripped but what it's lacking I can swap from my LP30 and I'm regearing to 4.88 anyways, so will do the swap then. Woot! Extra clearance! Extra Woot! Freebies!
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Gene Mooneyham]Not to burst your bubble, but California gets worse every year. Liberals, and illegals have ruined any chance California had to get turned around, it's a sinking ship.[/QUOTE]

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Unread 01-05-2011, 05:01 PM   #97
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Got my 35s ordered finally. As I had originally predicted, 35x12.50R15 MT/Rs

Also sprung for a beefier tie rod, and the XRC10 Competition winch. Should have it all installed sometime midway this month, along with the 4.88s sitting in my garage.

As for the HP 30, I decided I'm gonna build it slowly and swap it in at a later date, instead of half assing it now and throwing it under ASAP. The intention is to sleeve it, truss it, chromoly shafts & u joints, OX 4.88 locker as well as the possibility of a big brake kit. Should have that completed sometime late this Summer as I'm in no massive hurry to have it done and out of the way. Probably will end up putting a good 2500 or so into the HP30. Also intend on trussing the 44 with chromoly shafts, really taken a liking to Superior's D44 truss kit. In the end, probably looking at 3500 - 4000 or so total into both axles, not including the gears/regear that's already paid for, but including some beefier brakes and a rear disc conversion. A locker for the rear will come at a later date, if/when I decide the LSD is no longer cutting it for my needs.

In the meantime, the LP 30 should last me until the swap since it won't be locked and I won't be doing too much wheeling on it...... then again, come the Spring/Summer and EJS at the end of April, I'll end up with my foot in my mouth, but oh well.
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

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Unread 01-07-2011, 07:58 PM   #98
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Well, my radiator has seeped around the caps since I bought the TJ, and it's slowly gotten worse. Most recently (passed 3 monthsish) it's gotten to the point where I drip, at least semi regularly. In short, I'm left with 2 choices.

Radiatorbarn.com has a nice full metal 3 core for 179.85$ shipped which is a pretty darn good deal.

On that note, I can get a 2 core aluminum Mishimoto (performance rad) for about 300-330$ shipped. I realize it's damn near twice the difference in cost but..... mmmm aluminum Mishimoto = the sex.

I call upon JeepForum at this point to help me with my decision, as my gut instinct says pssh, it's only 150$ extra.... but then my stomach says hey, 150$ of Ramen noodles would feed me for a damn long time.
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

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Unread 01-25-2011, 12:46 AM   #99
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Finally got some flex shots of it. 35s still on back order









Anyhow, back to watching Clerks 2. And don't forget, you never go *** to mouth.
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Gene Mooneyham]Not to burst your bubble, but California gets worse every year. Liberals, and illegals have ruined any chance California had to get turned around, it's a sinking ship.[/QUOTE]

[URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/finally-2000-tj-slow-build-very-slow-947018/"]My 2000 Silverstone TJ Build[/URL]
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Unread 01-25-2011, 12:56 AM   #100
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ATM bad decision.
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Unread 01-25-2011, 02:13 AM   #101
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Indeed it is.

Figured I'd post this while I was at it. Made this on my first run up into the front range. This was taken pre-lift but I just clipped the vid together yesterday. Buddy did most of the filming, was a hell of a day though

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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Gene Mooneyham]Not to burst your bubble, but California gets worse every year. Liberals, and illegals have ruined any chance California had to get turned around, it's a sinking ship.[/QUOTE]

[URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/finally-2000-tj-slow-build-very-slow-947018/"]My 2000 Silverstone TJ Build[/URL]
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Unread 06-19-2011, 11:03 PM   #102
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You get those 35's yet?
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Unread 07-05-2011, 09:38 AM   #103
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how much lift do you have with the metalcloaks? it doesnt look like 4 inches
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Unread 07-16-2011, 05:12 PM   #104
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You get those 35's yet?
I have though I've not been back home in a few months. Network Engineer for Cisco working mobile projects so each week I fly to a different city. This project finishes up at the end of the year so then I can get focused on the rig again lol, though in the recent months of it sitting I've debated selling the 35s I bought and just rebuying 37s and the appropriate wheels to run them. Still tossing the idea around.

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how much lift do you have with the metalcloaks? it doesnt look like 4 inches
It's right at 4" I think one of the reasons it probably doesn't look like 4" is because most 4" kits give you a bit more than that. RE is an exceptional example of that. Friend has their 5.5" LA on his Rubi and it's more like 7 1/2". So in short, it sort of gives the illusion that it's less than what it is when compared to other rigs. I personally didn't want anything over 4" and thus why I got the Currie kit as I knew it'd stick right at 4".
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Gene Mooneyham]Not to burst your bubble, but California gets worse every year. Liberals, and illegals have ruined any chance California had to get turned around, it's a sinking ship.[/QUOTE]

[URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/finally-2000-tj-slow-build-very-slow-947018/"]My 2000 Silverstone TJ Build[/URL]
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Unread 09-25-2011, 01:49 AM   #105
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You see.... what had happened was.....



Yea, finally got around to getting pictures and whatnot. Will get some more this weekend.... yeaaaauuhh!
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[QUOTE=GraKee99;10375372]Driving on snow is a lot like sex, it's a lot of fun but if you don't pay attention, you can really mess up someone's rear end.[/QUOTE]

[QUOTE=Gene Mooneyham]Not to burst your bubble, but California gets worse every year. Liberals, and illegals have ruined any chance California had to get turned around, it's a sinking ship.[/QUOTE]

[URL="http://www.jeepforum.com/forum/f22/finally-2000-tj-slow-build-very-slow-947018/"]My 2000 Silverstone TJ Build[/URL]
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